SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16
UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the Month of January 2023
Commission File Number: 001-39328
Genetron Holdings Limited
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
1-2/F, Building 11, Zone 1
No.8 Life Science Parkway
Changping District, Beijing, 102206
People’s Republic of China
+86 10 5090-7500
(Address of principal executive offices)
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|99.1||Press Release titled “Genetron Health Regains Compliance with Nasdaq Minimum Price Requirement”|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|Genetron Holdings Limited|
|By:||/s/ Sizhen Wang|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|
Date: January 18, 2023
Genetron health REGAINS COMPLIANCE WITH NASDAQ MINIMUM BID PRICE REQUIREMENT
BEIJING, China, January 18, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Genetron Holdings Limited ("Genetron Health" or the "Company", NASDAQ: GTH), a leading precision oncology platform company in China that specializes in offering molecular profiling tests, early cancer screening products and companion diagnostics development, today announced that the Company had received a notification letter (“Compliance Notice”) from the staff of the Listing Qualifications Department of the Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”), dated January 17, 2023, indicating that the Company has regained compliance with the minimum bid price requirement set forth under the Nasdaq Listing Rule 5450(a)(1) (the “Minimum Bid Price Requirement”).
As previously announced, the Company was notified by Nasdaq on October 28, 2022 that the Company was not in compliance with the Minimum Bid Price Requirement as the bid price of the Company’s American depositary shares (“ADSs”) closed below US$1.00 per share for 30 consecutive business days.
On January 17, 2023, Nasdaq confirmed in the Compliance Notice that for the ten consecutive business days, from December 29, 2022 to January 13, 2023, the closing bid price of the Company’s ADSs has been at US$1.00 per share or greater. Accordingly, the Company has regained compliance with Listing Rule 5450(a)(1), and the matter is closed.
About Genetron Holdings Limited
Genetron Holdings Limited ("Genetron Health" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: GTH) is a leading precision oncology platform company in China that specializes in cancer molecular profiling and harnesses advanced technologies in molecular biology and data science to transform cancer treatment. The Company has developed a comprehensive oncology portfolio that covers the entire spectrum of cancer management, addressing needs and challenges from early screening, diagnosis and treatment recommendations, as well as continuous disease monitoring and care. Genetron Health also partners with global biopharmaceutical companies and offers customized services and products. For more information, please visit ir.genetronhealth.com.
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